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Ecofuel unveils its 8th cohort

Montreal, October 23rd, 2018 – Ecofuel, a venture capital fund and specialized and personalized accelerator in the cleantech sector, announces the six companies of the Ecofuel Accelerator Fall 2018 Cohort. Selected amongst 33 applicants, they’re the participants of the eight cohort of the Ecofuel Accelerator. Entrepreneurs from Tero, Lekla, Nexus Robotics, SPI Bio, BluWave-aiand Concept GEEBEE will experience in the last three months an acceleration program tailored to their needs, which was already a success factor for many companies in the past four years. They will receive mentorship and advice from about forty mentors who are references in cleantech, business, global...

Recruitment for Fall 2018 cohort of Ecofuel

Montreal, June 12, 20178– The Ecofuel Accelerator is launching the recruitment for its Fall 2018 cohort. Seed stage cleantech companies have until August 31st to submit their application. The accelerator’s seventh cohort will start in October 2018. The four months Ecofuel acceleration program offers a seed investment of up to $75,000 and an access to training workshops, networking sessions and mentors who are a reference in cleantech and/or their respective fields of expertise. Ecofuel's objective is to help entrepreneurs build a sustainable and profitable business plan in an environment stimulated by the other companies in the cohort, the mentors, and the...

Ecofuel unveils its 7th cohort

Montreal, March 7, 2018 – Ecofuel, a venture capital fund and specialized and personalized accelerator in the cleantech sector, announces the five companies of the Ecofuel Accelerator Spring 2018 Cohort. Selected amongst 30 applicants, they’re the participants of the seventh cohort of the Ecofuel Accelerator, which will continue until May 2018. Entrepreneurs from AecopaQ, GiGrow, POTLOC, Senswear and Surveyor.city will experience in the last three months an acceleration program tailored to their needs, which was already a success factor for many companies in the past four years. They will receive mentorship and advice from about forty mentors who are references in...

Ecofuel Accelerator announces its 6th cohort

Montreal, December 17, 2017 – Ecofuel, a venture capital fund and specialized and personalized accelerator in the cleantech sector, announces the two companies of the Ecofuel Accelerator Autumn 2017 Cohort. Selected amongst 30 applicants, they’re the participants of the sixth cohort of the Ecofuel Accelerator, which will continue until December 2017. Entrepreneurs from Biotechnologies Ulysse and Helios UAV have experienced in the last four months an acceleration program tailored to their needs, which was already a success factor for many companies in the past three years. They have receive mentorship and advice from about forty mentors who are a reference in...

The Government of Quebec partners with the Ecofuel Accelerator

Montreal, December 17, 2017 – Ecofuel, a specialized and personalized accelerator dedicated to the cleantech companies, announced today, in the presence of the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and the Minister responsible for the Northern Plan, Pierre Moreau, the Ecofuel Accelerator received a $5.5M financial support from the Government of Quebec. This partnership comes from the Green Fund and is managed by Transition énergétique Québec, which will also work closely with the Ecofuel Accelerator Quotes “Cycle Capital created the Ecofuel Accelerator four years ago with the support of its collaborators and investors. As the president of the Board of directors, I...

Ecofuel Fund: $30M to support cleantech companies

Montreal, December 17, 2017 – Ecofuel, a venture capital fund and specialized and personalized accelerator in the cleantech sector, announced today the first closing of the Ecofuel Fund, in the presence of the Quebec’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Northern Plan and the Fund’s limited partners: Investissement Québec, acting as mandatory of the Government of Québec, BDC Capital, the investment arm of the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), Fondaction, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ and the Centre Québécois de valorisation des biotechnologies (CQVB). The Ecofuel Fund, a $30M venture capital fund, will invest...

Ecofuel Accelerator is now accepting applications for its Spring 2018 Cohort

Montreal, November 02, 2017 – The Ecofuel Accelerator is launching the recruitment for its Spring 2018 cohort. Seed stage cleantech companies have until December 31st to submit their application for the accelerator’s seventh cohort that’s starting in February 2018. The four months Ecofuel acceleration program offers a seed investment of up to $75,000 and an access to training workshops, networking sessions and mentors who are a reference in cleantech and/or their respective fields of expertise. To apply, please submit your project online at www.ecofuelaccelerate.com/apply or contact Olivier Gagnon-Gordillo, Operations Director at oggordillo@ecofuelaccelerate.com. About Ecofuel Ecofuel is a specialized and personalized accelerator dedicated to cleantech...

Fourth Edition of the Green Light Event

Fourth Edition of the Green Light Event The Ecofuel Accelerator has now accelerated 16 startups in the cleantech sector Montreal, December 9th, 2016 – The Autumn 2016 Cohort of the cleantech startup accelerator Ecofuel ended its journey in front of investors, entrepreneurs and representatives of the industry. Entrepreneurs of AEPONYX, ARDA Power, NB BioMatrix, Electrobac and Jaza Energy presented the improved version of their businesses after participating to a tailored program for them in a highly specialized and effervescent industry, and which will play a strategic role in the Canadian economy and for climate change. During their four months participation to Ecofuel, the selected...

Ecofuel Accelerator: New Recruiting Process

Deadline for the Spring 2017 Cohort is on December 31 Montreal, November 28th, 2016 – The Ecofuel Accelerator establishes a new recruiting method for the next cohorts of its acceleration program. Instead of having fixed recruiting periods for every cohort, it is now possible to apply at any time for the acceleration program, and Ecofuel will announce periodically the deadline to remember for participating in a cohort. For the Spring 2017 Cohort, scheduled to begin at the end of January, the Ecofuel Accelerator announces that it will consider all applications filed before December 31st at midnight. Early-stage cleantech companies which would like...

The Ecofuel Accelerator Announces its Autumn 2016 Cohort

The Ecofuel Accelerator Announces its Autumn 2016 Cohort Five cleantech businesses will experience a tailored acceleration Montreal, September 28 2016 – The Ecofuel Accelerator, the leader for the cleantech entrepreneurs, announces the five businesses of its Autumn 2016 Cohort. These five companies selected among 30 applicants compose the fourth cohort of the Ecofuel Accelerator. Entrepreneurs from AEPONYX, ARDA Power, BioMatrix, Electrobac and Jaza Energy will experience a mentoring program tailored to their needs in the next four months, which was already a success factor for many companies accelerated before. They will be advised and taken care of by about forty mentors who...